The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is proud to represent Canadians with Down syndrome and their families. For all media inquiries, please contact Kristen Halpen, Marketing and Communications Manager.
2020 News Releases, Statements, and Responses
2019 News Releases
March 15, 2019: World Down Syndrome Day Activities Across Canada
2018 News Releases
November 13, 2018: Endangered Syndrome Campaign Update
March 19, 2018: VATTA and World Down Syndrome Day 2018
February 7, 2018: Response to the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome
January 23, 2018: Response to Netflix’s comedy Special “Tom Segura: Disgraceful”
January 11, 2018: Non-invasive prenatal testing and Down syndrome
2017 News Releases
2016 News Releases
October 11, 2016: Wayne Gretzky and Joey Moss want Canadians to #SeeTheAbility!
During the COVID-19 crisis, the Canadian Down Syndrome Society is here to serve its membership, and anyone who may need access to information and resources about Down syndrome.
Although our office is temporarily closed, our team remains available to serve you via remote operations.
You can reach us toll free in Canada at 800.883.5608 or 403.270.8500, where we ask that you leave a message in our general mailbox, or with a specific team member via the staff directory. You can also reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here to visit our health resources page which now includes COVID-19 information. COVID-19 resources are also available via social media at the links below. Browse hashtag #T21COVID19 when seeking out resources that are specific to Down syndrome and COVID-19.
We wish you all well and are happy that we are able to stay in touch electronically and by phone. We encourage you to follow the advice of the Government of Canada and local health authorities to stay safe and well during these challenging times.
We greatly appreciate your generous support which enables us to continue our work. To donate, please visit our secure link at: